G20 Summit: Section 144 To Be Imposed In North East Delhi; No School, Office For 3 Days!

by Shreya Rathod
G20 Summit: Section 144 To Be Imposed In North East Delhi; No School, Office For 3 Days!

Next month, India will host the high-profile G20 Leaders’ Summit in Delhi, which will lead to office shutdowns and traffic restrictions. India will preside over the summit, which will take place on September 9 and 10 at the recently constructed Bharat Mandapam convention venue in Delhi’s Pragati Maidan. However, starting on September 8, representatives from the world’s top economies will begin to arrive in the national capital. This will lead to heightened security in the national capital.

G20 Leaders’ Summit: Section 144 Imposed In North East Delhi!

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For two months in North East Delhi, the Delhi Police has implemented CrPC Section 144 for security grounds in advance of the G20 summit in September.

The order forbids any procession, agitation, rally, or public meeting by agitators or public officials, as well as unlawful acts like marches, roadblocks, and public meetings. Brickbats, rocks, acids or other harmful liquids, explosive petrol, substances, soda water bottles or any other items that could endanger human life or safety in any way are also not allowed to be collected or carried.

Additionally, it is forbidden to speak, utter a voice or sound, or make a gesture or sign that is intended to incite criminal hostility amongst communities or offend their religious sentiments.

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According to the Police, the district’s security measures have been improved to guarantee that no untoward incident occurs. During the summit, Delhi Police will make sure that the highest standards of law and order are upheld.

Schools, Colleges And Offices To Be Closed For 3 Days

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According to a notice released by the General Administration Department (GAD) of the Delhi government, all public and commercial workplaces, as well as educational institutions, including schools and colleges, will be closed from September 8 to 10.

From September 8 through September 10, all commercial banks and financial institutions that are located within the New Delhi Police District and are covered by Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act 1881 (26 of 1881) will celebrate public holidays. During the summit, markets and stores in the New Delhi region won’t be permitted to open.

The Delhi Police has created intricate security plans, deploying over 450 quick response teams (QRTs) and PCR vans, over 50 ambulances, and fire-fighting equipment.

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They will be implemented in and around the airport, 23 designated hotels, Pragati Maidan, Rajghat, and along the routes to be taken by the dignitaries and delegates.

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